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The2ndWheel Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Feb-05-09 11:00 AM
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13. I'd say it's more physical reality catching up
It's always right behind us, and we're always running from it. The problem would be that we need safety nets. The image that phrase suggests would be of walking on a very thin tightrope. Why are we all up there? We don't all need to be up there. How did we all manage to get up there? Why have we built such a system where if we fall, we're going to break our necks? Why don't we climb down? Why can't we climb down?
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  -Talk me down: Anyone get the feeling our current economic woes were deliberate? Taverner  Feb-05-09 10:46 AM   #0 
  - of course it was deliberate  ensho   Feb-05-09 10:49 AM   #1 
  - Another bonus: It is agiant albatros around O's neck, it will prevent him  JohnnyBoots   Feb-05-09 10:52 AM   #6 
  - Possible. After the Civil War, didn't a lot of people go into the South and buy up property cheap?  KittyWampus   Feb-05-09 10:49 AM   #2 
  - a lot of the democratic congress is also beholden  Mari333   Feb-05-09 10:49 AM   #3 
  - Just like 9/11...  nradisic   Feb-05-09 10:50 AM   #4 
  - Well yeah, I do buy a limited LIHOP  Taverner   Feb-05-09 10:53 AM   #10 
  - I think it was deliberate, but the source was the Bush Administration.....  LakeSamish706   Feb-05-09 10:50 AM   #5 
  - It was the end game of 8 years.  JohnnyBoots   Feb-05-09 10:53 AM   #9 
     - the PLANNED end game. i totally believe it was by design. did you say talk you down? sorry.  ellenfl   Feb-05-09 12:24 PM   #20 
     - or sadly just the end of a chapter 1 in a horror story  natrat   Feb-05-09 05:34 PM   #24 
  - Yes,It was deliberate...  butterfly77   Feb-05-09 10:52 AM   #7 
  - Yes, it's been researched & written about. Read the book "The Wrecking Crew"  Lex   Feb-05-09 10:52 AM   #8 
  - I won't talk you down. I believe it's been a serious 'purpose driven' plan  peacetalksforall   Feb-05-09 10:55 AM   #11 
  - Nah, I think the ideologues are genuinely astonished  Warpy   Feb-05-09 10:56 AM   #12 
  - I'd say it's more physical reality catching up  The2ndWheel   Feb-05-09 11:00 AM   #13 
  - Read Naomi Klein - she says it all much better than I can (and shes way cuter than me too:-)  Kashka-Kat   Feb-05-09 11:19 AM   #14 
  - Definitely deliberate, so I can't  Autumn   Feb-05-09 11:23 AM   #15 
  - Deliberate and calculated.  tosh   Feb-05-09 11:43 AM   #16 
  - Depressions are large transfers of wealth.  lib2DaBone   Feb-05-09 11:44 AM   #17 
  - I promise you the rich did not purposely  Still Sensible   Feb-05-09 11:54 AM   #18 
  - Correct!  ProfessorGAC   Feb-05-09 05:27 PM   #23 
  - Depends on how you define "fucked up".  HughBeaumont   Feb-05-09 05:37 PM   #26 
  - Accidental consequence of a myriad deliberate actions.  Orsino   Feb-05-09 11:59 AM   #19 
  - much of the mortgage meltdown has unconnected dots..which makes me  xiamiam   Feb-05-09 12:41 PM   #21 
  - yep, and we're still being fleeced. only the names have changed.  soothsayer   Feb-05-09 05:25 PM   #22 
  - Con's goal was to bankrupt the country and do away with FDR's new deal.  B Calm   Feb-05-09 05:36 PM   #25 
  - Both parties were responsible for this mess, those who tried to  slipslidingaway   Feb-05-09 05:39 PM   #27 
  - Yes ..... The Rethugs bankrupted the new administration.  TWiley   Feb-05-09 05:42 PM   #28 

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